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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue - Deputy Fire Marshall II

Posted: 1/19/2022
Salary: $8,925.79 monthly
Location: Tigard

Application deadline: 1/30/2022


*Candidates who meet the preferred qualifications are eligible to start at $8,925.79/month.*

We are establishing a 24-month eligible list for the Deputy Fire Marshal II position! When vacancies occur during the life of the list, the top candidates on the eligible list will be invited to participate in the selection process. The Deputy Fire Marshal II perform inspections of all types of existing occupancies and installed fire protection systems for compliance with adopted code and ordinances. This position delivers educational and special programs to the general public and target audiences both internal and external to the District. The Deputy Fire Marshal II conducts plan review activities, training, program management and other enforcement work to carry out the District's fire prevention program. The ideal Deputy Fire Marshal II candidate has a high level of customer service; effectively communicates and interacts with individuals and groups in a variety of capacities throughout the District; and has the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.


Example of Duties:

The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Occupancy, premises, installation and fire protection system inspections and finding reviews
  • Prepares written and electronic inspection reports, correction notices, notices of violation and other correspondence
  • Delivers hazard abatement plans
  • Conducts plan reviews
  • Serves as District liaison to state, city, and county building, planning, and development agencies and departments
  • Delivers educational, informational and training programs
  • Maintains work schedules, records and reports in written and electronic formats For further details on the essential and secondary functions, refer to the job description.




An associate or higher level degree in fire administration, prevention, engineering or science, or a closely related field is required.


Two or more years of experience working at a level equivalent to the Deputy Fire Marshal I.


Current ICC Fire Code Certification Must possess and maintain recognition by Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Office as Fire & Life Safety Specialist I by the completion of one (1) year of employment. For requirements and details on the physical demands for this position, refer to the job description. Supplemental Information All official civil service communication will occur via the email you listed on your application.


Minimum Requirement Review: Pass/fail review of application in relation to minimum requirements. All successful applicants will be invited to participate in the assessment center.

Assessment Center: The on-site assessment center will consist of the following components:

  • Interview Exercise (25%)
  • Inspection Exercise (25%)
  • Presentation Exercise (25%)
  • Written (Letter composition) (25%)

Candidates must score 60% or above on each component within the assessment center to be placed on the eligible list. Any score tie-breaker required for eligible list rank will be the application submission time and date stamp.


Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on a ranked civil service eligible list, which lasts as long as twenty-four (24) months. When vacancies occur during the life of the list, the top candidates on the eligible list will be invited to participate in the selection process.


It is the District's policy to provide eligible veterans with preference as required by law. For any qualifying veterans passing the assessment center, preference points will be added to the final weighted score.


The assessment center is planned for the week of February 28 – March 4, 2022, at the TVF&R South Operating Center located in Wilsonville, Oregon. These dates will be finalized once we have reviewed the minimum qualifications and have a concrete number of qualified applicants. Candidates should plan to spend approximately three (3) hours for the assessment. The assessment schedule will be set after the closing date and will be communicated by email to the qualified candidates.


Compensation at TVF&R includes far more than salary! While harder to quantify, the value of employee benefits at TVF&R is a significant consideration in total compensation. For members of Local 1660 most benefits are detailed in the collective bargaining agreement (CBA), including the following:

  • Overtime
  • Trade time
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Wellness program
  • Health and welfare

Other benefits are offered to all TVF&R employees, regardless of union status. Life insurance/AD&D/LTD The District provides generous life insurance coverage to full-time employees and dependents, as well as accidental death and dismemberment insurance and long-term disability insurance. There is no cost to eligible employees. Retirement plans TVF&R has a number of plans offered to support the long-term "wealthcare" of its staff. There are four methods of funding retirement savings, some of which are funded by the employee, some by the employer. Together, these plans add a considerable amount to total compensation:

Other benefits provided to full-time employees include the following:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short-term disability insurance (employee paid)
  • Supplemental life insurance availability (employee paid)
  • Section 125 flexible spending plan
  • Section 125 dependent care plan

Disclaimer: This is a general description of the benefits offered through employment with TVF&R, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. In the event of any incorrect information, applicable laws, rules, collective bargaining agreements or official plan documents will prevail. TVF&R is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to attract a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve in order to deliver safe and professional service to our citizens.


How to apply:

Please complete an online application here: